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National Daily Weather Summary


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Records set or equalled today

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Summary of observations

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**S** and **W** precede data flagged by the Bureau as suspicious or wrong
Data is as received at 14:12EST, 24/05/2018.

Major centres
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km (24-hour average km/h) Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
PERTH AIRPORT 28.4 +6.6 12.0 +1.6 7.4 0.0 4.6 8.8 352 (14.7) 35/23
BUNBURY 26.5 +5.3 4.8 -4.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 109 ( 4.5) 30/14
MANDURAH 23.8 +2.5 15.6 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 199 ( 8.3) 22/02
DARWIN AIRPORT 33.0 +1.0 22.4 +0.3 21.5 0.0 8.6 10.8 370 (15.4) 43/10
ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT 18.9 -4.1 5.3 -2.9 -- 0.0 -- -- 363 (15.1) 35/09
WHYALLA AERO 16.9 -3.5 14.2 +5.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 355 (14.8) 30/17
ADELAIDE (KENT TOWN) 16.4 -2.5 12.9 +2.7 -- 0.2 -- -- 118 ( 4.9) 22/11
MOUNT GAMBIER AERO 14.7 -1.4 11.4 +4.1 -- 2.2 -- -- 314 (13.1) 24/15
MOUNT ISA AERO 25.5 -2.3 15.8 +2.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 478 (19.9) 37/11
CAIRNS AERO 27.7 +0.1 21.3 +1.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 584 (24.3) 57/11
TOWNSVILLE AERO 26.7 -0.9 14.0 -3.6 -- 0.0 -- -- 250 (10.4) 39/16
MACKAY M.O 23.9 -0.3 11.0 -6.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 378 (15.8) 34/09
ROCKHAMPTON AERO 26.2 +0.2 8.1 -6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 138 ( 5.8) 31/14
BUNDABERG AERO 26.1 +1.5 10.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 252 (10.5) 41/13
COOLANGATTA 23.0 -0.1 10.3 -3.8 -- 0.0 -- -- 239 (10.0) 37/14
BRISBANE AERO 24.3 +0.8 10.9 -1.9 7.8 0.0 5.0 9.3 290 (12.1) 35/12
TOOWOOMBA AIRPORT 20.9 +1.1 7.4 -2.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 435 (18.1) 43/11
GUNNEDAH RESOURCE CENTRE 22.5 +2.2 6.0 -2.7 -- 0.0 3.4 -- -- --
PORT MACQUARIE AIRPORT AWS 22.1 +0.7 6.9 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 160 ( 6.7) 28/10
WILLIAMTOWN RAAF 20.5 +0.2 10.5 +0.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 413 (17.2) 30/11
BATHURST AGRICULTURAL STATION 19.8 +4.1 5.1 +1.7 -3.5 0.0 1.6 -- -- --
ORANGE AGRICULTURAL INSTITUTE 17.3 +3.1 6.4 +1.8 -0.6 0.0 1.2 -- -- --
DUBBO AIRPORT AWS 21.8 +1.9 5.2 -1.3 -- 0.0 -- -- 324 (13.5) 30/09
SYDNEY AIRPORT AMO 20.4 +0.4 13.2 +2.3 9.2 0.0 3.4 9.7 380 (15.8) 24/15
RICHMOND RAAF 22.3 +1.8 4.5 -3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 119 ( 5.0) 24/13
BELLAMBI AWS 19.7 +0.1 13.4 +0.4 -- 0.0 -- -- 340 (14.2) 22/00
CANBERRA AIRPORT 16.8 -- 2.2 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 337 (14.0) 22/12
WAGGA WAGGA AMO 17.9 +0.6 11.8 +6.0 -- 0.0 -- -- 331 (13.8) 26/01
ALBURY AIRPORT AWS 16.9 -0.7 6.6 +1.2 -- 0.0 -- -- 298 (12.4) 18/20
MILDURA AIRPORT 16.6 -2.4 9.1 +1.7 -- 0.0 3.4 1.8 273 (11.4) 26/15
TATURA INST SUSTAINABLE AG 14.9 -2.3 8.8 +3.1 -- 0.0 -- -- 344 (14.3) 26/20
BENDIGO AIRPORT 14.6 -2.0 10.5 +5.4 -- 0.4 -- -- 273 (11.4) 34/11
MELBOURNE AIRPORT 14.1 -2.5 9.3 +1.0 6.7 0.2 1.2 0.5 434 (18.1) 35/11
BALLARAT AERODROME 10.9 -2.7 9.0 +3.3 -- 2.4 -- -- 385 (16.0) 31/20
LAUNCESTON (TI TREE BEND) 18.4 +2.6 1.5 -3.5 -- 0.0 -- -- 98 ( 4.1) 26/12
HOBART AIRPORT 16.3 +1.1 5.0 -1.6 1.7 0.0 3.0 8.1 516 (21.5) 72/11
Max
° C
+/- norm
° C
Min
° C
+/- norm
° C
Grass Min
° C
Rain to 9am mm Evaporation to 9am mm Sunshine hours Wind Run to 9am km Maximum Gust km/h / hour of occurrence
Hottest
Highest maximum temperature>Greatest variation above normal maximum Highest minimum temperatureGreatest variation above normal minimum

34.3 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
34.0 OENPELLI AIRPORT N Rivers NT
34.0 NOONAMAH AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT
33.4 JABIRU AIRPORT N Rivers NT
33.3 DUM IN MIRRIE AIRSTRIP N Rivers NT

+8.7 : 26.3 MANJIMUP Lower West WA
+7.8 : 27.0 CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
+7.4 : 26.0 ALBANY Lower West WA
+7.4 : 27.4 DONNYBROOK Lower West WA
+7.2 : 25.0 MOUNT BARKER Lower West WA

28.0 COCOS ISLAND NTC AWS Islands ISL
27.2 COCOS ISLAND AIRPORT Islands ISL
27.0 BROWSE ISLAND Islands ISL
26.0 COCONUT ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
26.0 ROWLEY SHOALS Islands ISL

+7.0 : 9.0 BOMBALA (THERRY STREET) Goulburn/Monaro NSW
+6.7 : 13.0 LOXTON RESEARCH CENTRE Murray Valley SA
+6.7 : 13.1 RENMARK AERO Murray Valley SA
+6.4 : 13.7 KYANCUTTA W Agricultural SA
+6.2 : 9.5 COONABARABRAN (SHOWGROUNDS) CW Slopes N NSW

Coldest
Lowest maximum temperatureGreatest variation below normal maximum Lowest minimum temperatureGreatest variation below normal minimum

4.8 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
4.9 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
4.9 MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
6.3 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
6.7 GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC

-4.9 : 24.0 RABBIT FLAT N Plateau NT
-4.4 : 16.5 POONCARIE MAIL AGENCY Lower Darling NSW
-4.3 : 23.2 TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.2 : 21.1 TERRITORY GRAPE FARM N Plateau NT
-4.1 : 18.9 ALICE SPRINGS AIRPORT N Plateau NT
-4.1 : 15.3 BALRANALD (RSL) Southwest Plains NSW

-2.5 WOOLBROOK (DANGLEMAH ROAD) NW Slopes S NSW
-2.0 ARMIDALE (TREE GROUP NURSERY) N Tablelands W NSW
-2.0 MARRANGAROO (DEFENCE) C Tablelands S NSW
-1.8 TENTERFIELD (FEDERATION PARK) N Tablelands W NSW

-9.1 : 4.7 COLLINSVILLE POST OFFICE Central Coast E QLD
-8.8 : 7.0 PROSERPINE AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
-8.6 : 1.5 MONTO TOWNSHIP Wide Bay/Burnett QLD
-7.9 : 1.9 THANGOOL AIRPORT Wide Bay/Burnett QLD

Wettest
Sunniest & dullest
Windiest
Highest gusts
Todays highest rainfall totals for the 24 hours to 9am. It includes the top 5 totals nationally followed by all reported falls of 50mm or more.
Highest and lowest recordings of hours of sunshine for the 24 hours to midnight.
Highest wind run totals in kilometres for the 24 hours to 9am (average speed in brackets). All reported runs > =25km/h are shown.
Highest wind gusts in km/h for the 24 hours to midnight followed by the hour in which it occurred. All stations with gusts > 89km/h are shown.
15.2 MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
14.6 MOE SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
13.0 YARRAGON SOUTH W Gippsland VIC
12.2 THORPDALE PEAK W Gippsland VIC
12.2 KINGLAKE WEST E Central VIC

Reports not yet available

1530 (63.8) KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
1453 (60.5) MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
1378 (57.4) HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
1247 (52.0) CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) N Coast TAS
1153 (48.0) HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
1128 (47.0) WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC
1113 (46.4) GABO ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE E Gippsland VIC
1080 (45.0) GREEN CAPE AWS South Coast NSW
1076 (44.8) FLINDERS ISLAND AIRPORT Flinders Is/Bass St TAS
1020 (42.5) CAPE FLATTERY N Coast--Barron QLD
1020 (42.5) WILLIS ISLAND Islands ISL
1002 (41.8) CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) Southeast TAS
1001 (41.7) LOW HEAD N Coast TAS
947 (39.5) CAPE GRIM N Coast TAS
926 (38.6) CAPE WESSEL Islands ISL
910 (37.9) LOW ISLES LIGHTHOUSE N Coast--Barron QLD
896 (37.3) MOUNT READ W Coast TAS
871 (36.3) BEDOUT ISLAND E Pilbara WA
868 (36.2) SCOTTS PEAK DAM W Coast TAS
825 (34.4) TROUGHTON ISLAND N Kimberley WA
787 (32.8) LOW ROCKY POINT W Coast TAS
784 (32.7) MOUNT HOTHAM Upper NE VIC
779 (32.5) HAMILTON ISLAND AIRPORT Central Coast E QLD
778 (32.4) THREDBO AWS Snowy Mtns NSW
757 (31.5) CAPE OTWAY LIGHTHOUSE W Coast VIC
743 (31.0) LORD HOWE ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
715 (29.8) LIAWENEE Central Plateau TAS
701 (29.2) GRAMPIANS (MOUNT WILLIAM) Wimmera S VIC
693 (28.9) MCCLUER ISLAND N Rivers NT
693 (28.9) CAPE SORELL W Coast TAS
682 (28.4) MARIA ISLAND (POINT LESUEUR) E Coast TAS
671 (28.0) KING ISLAND AIRPORT King Island TAS
669 (27.9) MOUNT BAW BAW W Gippsland VIC
665 (27.7) SWAN ISLAND E Coast TAS
664 (27.7) FALLS CREEK Upper NE VIC
657 (27.4) CENTRE ISLAND N Rivers NT
642 (26.8) TENNANT CREEK AIRPORT N Plateau NT
640 (26.7) CAPE LEEUWIN Lower West WA
638 (26.6) LEGENDRE ISLAND E Pilbara WA
637 (26.5) COLAC (MOUNT GELLIBRAND) W Coast VIC
629 (26.2) MOUNT BULLER Upper NE VIC
625 (26.0) BOMBALA AWS Goulburn/Monaro NSW
614 (25.6) TASMAN ISLAND Southeast TAS
612 (25.5) PORT FAIRY AWS W Coast VIC
609 (25.4) LARAPUNA (EDDYSTONE POINT) E Coast TAS
607 (25.3) NORFOLK ISLAND AERO Islands ISL
604 (25.2) HORN ISLAND N Peninsula QLD
111/11 KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) Southeast TAS
107/10 MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE Southeast TAS
94/08 HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) Southeast TAS
91/13 HOGAN ISLAND Islands ISL
89/13 WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE W Gippsland VIC

Downpours High AWS wind reports
High rainfall for periods of 6 hours or less from AWS and synoptic reports. Storm force gusts (>89km/h) and 10-minute mean gales (>62km/h) reported by AWSs. Wind direction and mean windspeed are shown in brackets.
None reported

VICTORIA
W Gippsland
WILSONS PROMONTORY LIGHTHOUSE : 87(260/ 67 ) at 13:30
TASMANIA
N Coast
CAPE GRIM BAPS (COMPARISON) : 74(250/ 63 ) at 11:00
Southeast
MAATSUYKER ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE : 108(320/ 95 ) at 11:00
KUNANYI (MOUNT WELLINGTON PINNACLE) : 111(250/ 91 ) at 11:32
HARTZ MOUNTAIN (KEOGHS PIMPLE) : 95(290/ 58 ) at 08:55
CAPE BRUNY (CAPE BRUNY) : 83(280/ 65 ) at 12:11
ISLANDS
Islands
HOGAN ISLAND : 91(260/ 78 ) at 13:00